Disney inks deal with Microsoft for 2 comedy series

MUMBAI: Disney-ABC-ESPN Television has signed a deal with Microsoft for two short-form comedy series which will be distributed on MSN Video across Europe.

Squeegees and Voicemail series is from Disney‘s Stage 9 Digital Media.

The shows make their debut in the UK today. It will also be released in France, Germany, Spain and Sweden shortly.

Squeegees is set among a group of window washers in New York, while Voicemail provides an insight into the life of a male slacker through his phone messages.

Disney-ABC-ESPN has also completed an advertising video-on-demand agreement for season three of Ugly Betty with Canada‘s CityTV Network.

It also announced multiple content deals with Poland‘s free television network TVP for shows including Lost, Camp Rock, High School Musical and, for the first time in Poland, Pixar‘s 14 short films.

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